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Fire slumps, 'Caps end slide
October 4th, 2012 12:29AM

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[MLS SCHEDULE: Week 31]The Chicago Fire could have all but clinched a playoff berth on Wednesday, but it fell to the Philadelphia Union, 3-1, for its first home loss in almost three months. The Vancouver Whitecaps picked up their first win in eight games with a 4-0 victory over Chivas USA that moved them five points ahead of FC Dallas for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. For all the action ...

-- The Whitecaps' win eliminated the Portland Timbers, Colorado Rapids and Chivas USA all unable to overtake their current 42 points. Vancouver and FC Dallas remain in the running for the last Western Conference playoff berth.

-- Chivas USA's loss was its seventh straight -- the last five by shutouts. The game marked the MLS debut of 17-year-old Marky Delgado.
Oct. 3 in Bridgeview, Ill.
Chicago 1 Philadelphia 3. Goals: Oduro (unassisted) 69; McInerney (Cruz) 7, Gomez (McInerney) 67, Hoppenot (M.Farfan) 87.
Chicago -- Johnson; Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Gargan (Alex 77); Fernandez (Franco 63), Pause (Oduro 46), Paladini, Nyarko; Rolfe, MacDonald.
Philadelphia -- MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Valdes, Gaddis; Lahoud, Carroll, M.Farfan; Cruz (Gomez 45+), Daniel (Albright 78), McInerney (Hoppenot 71).
Red Card: Chicago -- Franco 79.
Referee: Abbey Okulaja.
Att.: 16,375.

Oct. 3 in Vancouver
Vancouver 4 Chivas USA 0. Goals: Koffie (Miller) 11, Richards (Camilo) 35, Camilo (Richards, Robson) 62, Robson (Camilo) 73.
Chivas USA -- Kennedy, Riley, Joseph, Valencia (Delgado 73), Jazic, Vagenas, Zemanski, Bolanos, Courtois (LaBrocca 63), Moreno (Correa 63), Agudelo.
Vancouver -- Knighton, Lee, O'Brien, DeMerit, Harvey, Robson (Nanchoff 90), Koffie, Rochat, Watson, Miller (Richards 18), Camilo (Clarke 84).
Referee: Hilario Grajeda.
Att.: 17,777.

Saturday, October 6
Toronto FC vs. D.C. United, 1 pm
New York vs. Chicago, 3:30 pm NBC
Philadelphia vs. New England, 7 pm
Houston vs. Montreal, 8:30 pm
Colorado vs. San Jose, 9 pm
Los Angeles vs. Real Salt Lake, 9 pm NBCSN

Sunday, October 7
Columbus vs. Sporting KC, 4 pm
Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas, 7 pm Galavision
Seattle vs. Portland, 9 pm ESPN ESPN Deportes

58 *Sporting KC 17-7-7 39/25
53 New York 15-8-8 54/44
53 Chicago 16-10-5 43/39
51 D.C. United 15-10-6 48/40
49 Houston 13-8-10 44/37
48 Columbus 14-11-6 39/39
40 Montreal 12-15-4 44/49
33 Philadelphia 9-15-6 34/37
29 New England 7-16-8 37/43
22 Toronto FC 5-19-7 35/59

61 *San Jose 18-6-7 65/39
52 *Real Salt Lake 16-11-4 44/34
50 *Los Angeles 15-11-5 55/43
49 *Seattle 13-7-10 45/31
42 Vancouver 11-12-9 35/40
37 FC Dallas 9-12-10 38/41
31 Colorado 9-18-4 39/46
30 Portland 7-15-9 32/52
28 Chivas USA 7-17-7 21/53
*Clinched playoff berth.

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